Southeast Asia

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‘More awareness is needed on feed fraud’

By Jane Byrne

GMP+ International says the feed sector needs to be as alert as the horsemeat-hit food industry has shown itself to be in recent years in relation to fraud in the supply chain.

'If you look at all the animal sectors here, you will see that the average farm size is really low—it’s a very fragmented market, which leads us to supply most of our customers indirectly through a dealer network.' © GettyImages/Gabriel_Bostan

De Heus rejects vertical integration model in Myanmar

By Richard Whitehead

Though vertical integration is the most popular model for feed producers in Southeast Asia, it is not the only way to operate commercially. Instead, De Heus has chosen to work with suppliers at the center of the Myanmar value chain to build their business...

Neovia has moved to strengthen its presence in Vietnam

Neovia has moved to strengthen its presence in Vietnam

By Jane Byrne

The French group said it is in the process of acquiring a new factory located in the Binh Dinh province in central Vietnam, and has also greenlighted several other investment projects in that South East Asian country.

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Vietnam reopens market to US DGGS

By Aerin Einstein-Curtis

The US Grains Council is applauding the end of a suspension on imports of a US feed product to Vietnam and change to fumigation requirements for feed ingredients.

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AEV expands feed business in Vietnam

By Jane Byrne

Pilmico International, a wholly owned subsidiary of Philippine based Aboitiz Equity Ventures, Inc. (AEV) has acquired a 70% stake in Vietnam’s Eurofeed.